After her illuminating talk on the dynamics of sleep, physiology, and memory, Bard graduate Dr. Sara Mednick (far left) met with us to discuss the details of our current research projects. Stay tuned for some exciting news from Memlab!
Undergraduates Sean Murphy, Clarence A. L. Brontë, Zall Hirschstein, and Zien Hodge (pictured from left to right) spent some of their spring break presenting the lab’s recent work at the International Convention of Psychological Science. Congratulations to the entire lab for sharing the memories.
A new report in Psychonomic Bulletin & Review reveals that people can intentionally forget previously experienced events by changing their mental representations of contextual information associated with those events. The work has been featured in numerous scientific blogs, Psychology Today, and the Guardian, among others.